Vicky Nanjappa

Journalism for Vertebrates®

Schoolboy in 2001, Army major meets PM Modi in Kargil

New Delhi, Oct 24: Like every year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent Deepavali with the soldiers of the Indian Army. The tradition which he has followed since 2014 when he took over as the PM continued this year as well.

The event this time, however, was emotional. During a 2001 visit to the Sainik School in Balachadi, Gujarat, PM Modi had met with Major Amit, then a student.

22 years on they met again, but the schoolboy is now Major Amit posted in Kargil where the PM this year decided to spend time with the jawans during Diwali.

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